Jack was born April 21, 1925, passed away peacefully in his home in Rancho Bernardo on November 25, 2012. One of eleven children and originally from Nova Scotia Canada, he moved to San Diego in 1952, where he worked in real estate and eventually opened his own successful company, "Jack Carter Realty".
Lovingly known as "Papa," he enjoyed family gatherings and had a love for baseball and the San Diego Padres.
His wife, "Jackie" Jacqueline Carter, also from Nova Scotia, preceded him in death in 2011. Jack and Jackie are survived by five children and twelve grandchildren whom were cherished deeply: John (Dianne) Carter of Poway and their three children, Kelsey, Lauren and Taylor; Brian Carter of Santee and his daughter, Ashley; daughter, Kim (Troy) Afenir of Escondido and their two children, Ashtynn and Austin; Craig (Jessie) Carter of Carlsbad and their three children, Chelsea, Kylie and Cole; and Kevin (Carrie) Carter of Virginia and their three children, Madison, Emma and Jack. He is also survived by his sister, Genevieve Keddy of Nova Scotia. Jack will be greatly missed.
Services will be held on Tuesday, December 18, 2012, at 11am at San Rafael Catholic Church, Rancho Bernardo, CA. Committal service will follow at Dearborn Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to San Rafael Parish, Rancho Bernardo, CA.